Chechen migrant residing in Austria asked asylum in Ukraine because of pursuit

20 -08- 2014

Border guards of Mostystskyi Detachment registered Chechen migrant, who resided in Austria, asking asylum in Ukraine. In the course of the border control in the check point Shegeni this man presented the documents of stateless person of Austria and applied for getting refugee status on the territory of Ukraine due to political pursuit from the representatives of Russian Diaspora in Austria. According to the man’s words, he had lived in Russia before and because of pursuit he was forced to move to Austria. Soon, he started to get threatening. This citizen was passed to the territory of Ukraine and was handed over to the staff of Migration Service.